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Uniqlo keeps Swedish athletes warm at the 2022 Beijing Olympics
Uniqlo and Sweden keen on podium return after extending partnership
The Nordic nation's Olympic and Paralympic teams became the first outside Japan to be supplied by the fast fashion retailer during the Tokyo Games.
Japan’s new richest person builds $38 billion automation fortune
Keyence Corp. founder Takemitsu Takizaki is now worth $38.2 billion, after the sensor-maker’s shares almost doubled since the start of last year.
France investigates Uniqlo unit and other retailers over alleged Xinjiang abuses
Fast Retailing lost an appeal with U.S. customs in May after a shipment of Uniqlo men's shirts were impounded over suspected violations of a ban on Xinjiang cotton.
G7 words on Uyghur forced labor may pressure Japan to act
Japan remains the only G7 nation not to have imposed sanctions on China over rights abuses, ostensibly because it does not have a law to punish such cases abroad.
Japan's regulators to raise bar on human rights after Uniqlo shipment halted
With Western governments imposing sanctions on China over allegations of forced labor, firms' responses are falling under increased scrutiny by investors.
Cotton used for shirts blocked by U.S. not from China, says Uniqlo
The shirts were made at a plant in China using cotton procured from outside the country, the unit of Fast Retailing Co. said Tuesday.
Uniqlo made a bet on comfortable bras. Now it’s paying off.
The firm edged out bra specialist Wacoal Holdings Corp. last year to become the top seller of women’s intimate wear in Japan.
U.S. blocked Uniqlo shirts over Xinjiang forced-labor concerns
Uniqlo failed to provide enough information to establish the items were not produced in part by forced labor in China’s far west Xinjiang region, according to U.S. customs.
Can Japan say 'no' to China and 'yes' to political activism?
Japanese media reports a tense situation in the Taiwan Strait, with domestic brands dependent on Chinese money and a local populace that may not take action.
Complaint filed in France against Uniqlo and others over Uyghurs
In the complaint, announced Friday, the aid group and its partners accuse the four of profiting from forced labor of Uyghurs, a Chinese ethnic minority.
Fast Retailing keeping eye on cotton supply amid Xinjiang controversy
CEO Tadashi Yanai said that his company, which runs the Uniqlo casual clothing chain, would immediately halt business with suppliers if forced labor is found.